Holocaust Remembrance Day - Auschwitz-Birkenau

Piotr Cywinski, director of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum, lays a wreath at the crematorium furnace during ceremonies marking the 64th anniversary of the liberation of former Nazi death camp Auschwitz in Oswiecim, Poland. In 2005, the United Nations General Assembly declared Jan. 27 to be International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
Jacek Bednarczyk / European Pressphoto Agency
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